The first table below looks at the demand for the UAT Tester role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAT Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UAT Tester
Rank 581 551 540
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -11
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Tester 12 17 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.033% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.036% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 31
Average daily rate
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£246 £303 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.59% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £100 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £246 £303 £313
% change year-on-year
-18.59% -3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £8.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £8.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

UAT Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UAT Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UAT Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UAT Tester
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK.

UAT Tester Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UAT Tester
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

UAT Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UAT Tester
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK.

UAT Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UAT Tester
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -40 5 £165 -45.45% 1
London -5 2 - -
Northwich - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
East of England - - - -
Leeds - - - -

UAT Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited UAT Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with UAT Tester in their job title.

1 41 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (36.59%) Test Scripting
2 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 15 (36.59%) Banking
3 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (24.39%) ISEB
5 9 (21.95%) Retail
5 9 (21.95%) Automated Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Retail Banking
6 7 (17.07%) Maven
6 7 (17.07%) TestNG
6 7 (17.07%) Security Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Selenium
6 7 (17.07%) WebDriver
7 6 (14.63%) Degree
7 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.20%) SQL
9 4 (9.76%) HNC
9 4 (9.76%) HND
9 4 (9.76%) JIRA
9 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
10 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
10 3 (7.32%) Cognos
10 3 (7.32%) ETL
10 3 (7.32%) HP
10 3 (7.32%) Migration
10 3 (7.32%) IVR
10 3 (7.32%) BDD
10 3 (7.32%) Mobile App

UAT Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited UAT Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with UAT Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Agresso
2 1 (2.44%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.44%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Maven
1 7 (17.07%) Selenium
1 7 (17.07%) TestNG
1 7 (17.07%) WebDriver
2 4 (9.76%) JIRA
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
1 15 (36.59%) Banking
2 9 (21.95%) Retail
3 7 (17.07%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Back Office
4 2 (4.88%) Billing
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) IVR
2 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (36.59%) Test Scripting
3 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) Automated Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Security Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.32%) ETL
7 3 (7.32%) Migration
7 3 (7.32%) BDD
8 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.88%) ERP
8 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Investment Management
8 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Wealth Management
8 2 (4.88%) Use Case
9 1 (2.44%) Release Management
9 1 (2.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) ISEB
2 6 (14.63%) Degree
3 4 (9.76%) HNC
3 4 (9.76%) HND
4 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) BC Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Cognos
1 3 (7.32%) HP
2 2 (4.88%) Avaloq
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) SAP